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Balsys Family History

Balsys Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Bass, Balsam, Balles, Balas, Baldy, Balser, Ballas, Balis, Palys

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Where is the Balsys family from?

You can see how Balsys families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Balsys family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Balsys family living in Massachusetts. This was 100% of all the recorded Balsys's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Balsys families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Balsys surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Balsys ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Balsys ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 115 census records available for the last name Balsys. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Balsys census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 49 immigration records available for the last name Balsys. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 5 military records available for the last name Balsys. For the veterans among your Balsys ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Balsys lifespan?

Between 1973 and 2002, in the United States, Balsys life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Balsys in 1973 was 75, and 74 in 2002.

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